The European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Beleフ[ Statement Area: Ocean Observation, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: France,Greece,Ireland,Italy,Portugal,Romania,Spain,United Kingdom,Norway

Time Frame: 2008-Ongoing


EMSO consists in a system of regional facilities placed at key sites around Europe, from North East to the Atlantic, through the Mediterranean, to the Black Sea. Observatories are platforms equipped with multiple sensors, placed along the the water column and on the seafloor. They constantly measure different biogeochemical and physical parameters, that address natural hazards, climate change and marine ecosystems.

Contact: Instituto Nazionale di Geofテ?ツュsica e Vulcanologia, interim.office@emso-eu.org

Initiative Website: http://emso.eu/